Feedback
Share
Link
Link copied!
NJ School Explorer
Branch Brook School
Find an elementary school
Explore
Search
NJ School Explorer
More
About NJ School Explorer
Copyright © 2022 njschoolexplorer.com and NJ School Explorer. All Rights Reserved.

All content on this website ("the Site") is the property of NJ School Explorer. The collection and assembly of content on this Site are the exclusive property of NJ School Explorer and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

Branch Brook School Share
Link
Link copied!

Table of Contents
Map Loading...
Overview Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Newark, New Jersey
Essex County
Newark Public School District
Branch Brook School is a public school located in Newark, New Jersey with 154 students in grades Pre-K-4.
Highlights
Branch Brook School was recognized with the National Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence in school year 2004 2005
Location
228 Ridge Street
Newark, NJ 07104
Contact
Principal: Mr. Joseph Cullen
973-268-5220
jcullen@nps.k12.nj.us
Website
Students Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Grades
Pre-K-4
White 3%
Black 23%
Asian 8%
Hispanic 66%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
154
students
Female 45.5%
Male 54.5%
Economically disadvantaged students 79%
Students with disabilities 29%
English learners 2%
Homeless students 3%
Students in foster care 1%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
26
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 12%
18
Kindergarten 18%
27
1st Grade 18%
28
2nd Grade 16%
25
3rd Grade 16%
25
4th Grade 20%
31
Academics Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
English & language arts proficiency
49%
of students

Math proficiency
66%
of students

School climate Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Incidents per year
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
62%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 6%
1 to 5 days 24%
6 to 10 days 32%
11 to 15 days 14%
Over 15 days 25%
Back to Top
English 80.5%
Spanish 17.5%
Chinese 1.3%
Other 0.6%
About Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top

Learn more about Branch Brook School.

Mission

We have hard working students supportive parents and outstanding teachers and staff We provide a well rounded education for all of our students in an environment that is safe and nurturing We strive to do our best and show respect at all times

Sports

Soccer (Coed)

Programs

Afterschool Program serving students ages 5 13 Operated by Newark Public Schools

Supports

Special education programs are offered in the least restrictive environment and emphasize specialized instruction and related services designed to meet the unique needs of students based on individual needs Highly specialized programs for students with greater needs are available including transitional services Bilingual education and ESL is available in the district to English Language Learners (ELLs) as per NJAC6A:15 Transitional bilingual education programs and dual language programs are available for Spanish speaking ELLs as well as part time bilingual education for Portuguese French and Haitian Creole speaking ELLs The goals is for students to acquire English language proficiency by making annual progress through targeted support and instruction in the home language and or tailored second language acquisition I RS services are available for students in need of academic social or emotional support as well as school counselors academic support and interventions OT PT

Parents

Elks Junior Achievement Just One Soccer KPMG NJPAC Disney Musicals

Facilities

Built in 1925 and includes an Auditorium

School safety

Our students and staff regularly participate in both fire and security drills The drills ensure preparedness for a wide spectrum of emergencies In addition we installed a LobbyGuard system in our building The system assists with visitor management and flags registered Megans Offenders upon entry into our school Additionally we participate in Newark Cares a program in partnership with the Newark Police Division and the US Drug Enforcement Agency The program is designed to alert our administrators anytime a student has been involved in or exposed to a traumatic experience Our school staffs a team of professionally trained Security Guards solely dedicated to ensuring the safety of students staff visitors and property

Early childhood

The school offers a full day pre kindergarten program for all Newark residents who turn 3 or 4 years of age by October 1st In addition any child with an individualized education plan (IEP) is able to enroll and attend preschool as soon as they turn 3 years old Each preschool classroom is staff with at least one teacher and one teacher aide for a maximum of fifteen students The preschool day is aligned with the school district’s 6 hour day Preschool programs are funded by New Jersey Preschool Education Aid and or Federal Head Start funds

More

The traditional standard schedule for students in our elementary schools is 8:25 am 2:55 pm All schools have a centralized homepage where important information is posted Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are also utilized to communicate important information special events and reminders We also utilize the Blackboard telephone communication system to notify families of emergency school closings All students in (Pre K to 12th Grade) are required to wear a school uniform The clothing guidelines and colors can be found at www nps k12 nj us parents resources school uniforms Admissions information for all Newark Board of Education schools can be found at www NewarkEnrolls org

Elementary schools in district Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Middle/High schools in district Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top

Other Elementary schools

See all...
Park Middle School
Elementary school
Belleville PS4
Elementary school
Regional Day School
Elementary school
Bergen Boulevard School
Elementary school
High Mountain Road School
Elementary school
Stafford Intermediate School
Elementary school

Additional Elementary schools

See all...
Wilson Avenue School
Elementary school
iPrep Academy School No 8
Elementary school
Tinc Rd. Elementary School
Elementary school
Lake Tract Elementary School
Elementary school
Stoy Elementary School
Elementary school
School No. 3
Elementary school
Dr. Albert M. Bean School
Elementary school
Lincoln Elementary School
Elementary school

All of NJ School Explorer

See all...

Similar Elementary schools to Branch Brook School

See all...